2021

4 Most Common Types of Cybersecurity Threats

Oral Health Group

There’s every indication that the pandemic is changing the nature of cybersecurity. Online threats are evolving to match our new remote-work paradigm, with 91% of businesses reporting an increase in cyberattacks during the coronavirus outbreak.

Let’s talk Michael Strahan and smile design in your dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

Michael Strahan’s snap-on, social media frenzy got me thinking, “What if he sat in my treatment room? What would I say?” More importantly, what could I do in today’s dental technology world to show him what’s possible? What could you?

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Good-looking teeth are in fashion thanks to Zoom

Dr. Bicuspid

Having the best-looking teeth is now fashionable thanks to a spike in virtual meetings, the rise of online dental influencers, and high-end oral care products, according to a recent article from the Guardian. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: COVID-19 gives cosmetic dentistry a boost.

Best Dental| The Unspoken Key to Successful Dental Practice Leadership: Consistency

Identity Dental

You may have a great team, top-notch technology and a good name in the community you serve, but if you are not consistent in your business practices and in your leadership style, you are missing out on a key piece of dental practice success.

What If It’s NOT All Covid’s Fault?

Dental Peers

Have you sat down with your accountant yet to review your 2020 financial statements? Now is the time of year many of you are doing just that! And let’s face it…looking at those numbers after a year of Covid is not likely to help chase away the February Blues…even as we move into March!

Real Example of How to Have an EFFECTIVE Morning Huddle

Delivering Wow

If you’re searching for a dental marketing plan that works, you came to the right place. Dental marketing has come a long way since the days when phone book ads were the way to go. Today, a good dental marketing plan includes both offline and online marketing strategies.

Why Do Some of Us Get More Plaque than Others?

Ask The Dentist

If you have ever been in a situation where your partner or a friend, who is not as careful with their oral health as you are, comes back with a clean report while you’re struggling with cavities, you know how frustrating this can be. So, why do some people get more plaque than others?

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COVID-19 and Periodontitis: A Reality to Live with

Dental News and Technology

J Contemp Dent Pract. 2020 Dec 1;21(12):1398-1403. Abstract Background: Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is a r ecent pandemic that is advancing at a r apid r ate. The future course of the disease includes severe r espiratory infection and also leads to death if unattended.

New E-Course coming! How to calculate dental practice overhead.

Bookkeeping For Dentists

If you're one of the many dentists I've talked to over the years who have no idea what your financial reports are telling you, don't feel bad about it. You're not meant to be an accountant. You are a dentist and being a dentist is how you make serious money.

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Enabling Technology to Connect Better with Your Patients

Carestack

The Power of Communication. “Hi!”. At its physical core can be best defined as a sound with an intonation. But is it so? Just two letters worth of a sound can evoke in us curiosity, attention, elation, and a range of other emotions.

Uniting as a Team to Overcome Challenges During a Pandemic

Oral Health Group

Running an efficient dental practice while keeping up with the advances of delivery of care during a pandemic can be an area that overwhelms many dental professionals.

Differences in the workplace garden

Dentistry Gone Digital

By Natalie Kaweckyj, LDA, RF, CDA, CDPMA, COA, COMSA, CPFDA, CRFDA, MADAA, BA. Common sense is a flower that doesn’t grow in everyone’s garden,” is a favorite quote of mine that I would like to share with you.

Do's and don'ts for case presentation

Dr. Bicuspid

When it comes to case presentation, it's not about you. It's not even about your practice. Your case presentation should always be first and foremost about the patient, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Do's and don'ts for practice spending.

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Are Your Dental Blogs Optimized?

Identity Dental

When your website is in place — custom-made, branded, and easy to navigate — it is time to jumpstart your search engine optimization (SEO) with content creation. Blogging is a free or low-cost way to garner more website traffic, which translates into more foot traffic for your practice.

Branding Your Practice After COVID: What You NEED to Know to Stand Out From the Crowd

Dental Peers

Let’s admit it…as dental professionals, we love to nerd out! Nothing excites us more than new technologies that can really enhance the level of dental care we can provide to our patients! . Even office and communication technologies are beginning to excite us more.

How to Get Your Dental Patients TO KEEP COMING BACK For Life

Delivering Wow

Many practices often prioritize getting new patients instead of focusing on their existing patients. While it is always a good idea to get new patients, if you don’t focus on the ones you already have, you’ll lose them and end up treading water, at best.

Hydroxyapatite Vs. Fluoride: How Do They Compare?

Ask The Dentist

Dentists have recommended fluoride toothpaste for stronger cavity-resistant teeth for decades. It is still considered the “gold standard” in dental schools, despite its safety concerns. But there’s a new ingredient in town proven to be just as effective as fluoride and completely non-toxic.

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Social Media vs. Digital Marketing for Doctors

Med Rank Interactive

A Guide to Understanding Why Doctors Need Both Healthcare Marketing Strategies. Social media is a part of our everyday lives. The prevalence and number of sites and platforms has made social media an important part of healthcare digital marketing strategies.

Evaluating the effect of Clinpro Tooth Crème on remineralization of pre-carious White Spot Lesions in anterior primary teeth: Randomized controlled clinical trial

Dental News and Technology

Pediatric Dental Journal Available online 24 April 2021 Abstract Background New direction in dentistry has been developed to increase the minimal-invasive approach, especially in younger children.

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5 Ways to Optimize Your Dental Chart of Accounts for Dental Overhead Benchmarks

Bookkeeping For Dentists

Optimize your Dental Chart of Accounts, so you can easily compare your dental practice overhead to dental industry benchmarks by following these 5 simple tips below: Keep the accounts simplified. Add Gross Pay expense accounts by department. Separate Associate expenses. Separate Owner's expenses.

Enabling Technology to Connect Better with Your Patients

Carestack

The Power of Communication. “Hi!”. At its physical core can be best defined as a sound with an intonation. But is it so? Just two letters worth of a sound can evoke in us curiosity, attention, elation, and a range of other emotions.

How Podcasting Can Boost Your Dental Marketing

Oral Health Group

Interested in contributing to Oral Health Group’s blog? Email marley@newcom.ca for more information! The post How Podcasting Can Boost Your Dental Marketing appeared first on Oral Health Group. Blogs Marketing strategies Practice management blog marketing Podcasting Practice Management

WalletHub unveils 2021 list of best and worst states for dental health

Dentistry Gone Digital

So where does your state rank in terms of dental health for 2021? WalletHub has compiled its annual rankings and you can see in the map below where your state ranks overall. Source: WalletHub.

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Feeling burned out? Here's what to do about it

Dr. Bicuspid

Researchers had noticed an increasing trend of dental professionals and dental students reporting burnout. So when the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, it only exacerbated the phenomenon of burnout among dental professionals and other types of healthcare workers.

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Optimizing Your Facebook Audience | Dental Advertising

Identity Dental

How to Target Your Ideal Facebook Ads Audience The Facebook ads dashboard makes it possible to narrow down potential audiences by broad demographic information, such as gender, age range, interests, and location. What it can’t tell you is whether you have targeted the right audience for your service.

The More Things Change, The More They Should NOT Remain the Same!

Dental Peers

Welcome to 2021! I hope that you and your loved ones have managed to remain healthy and safe throughout the Holiday Season! Every year at this time, we have likely just finished reflecting on the year that was and are still thinking about the year ahead. .

The Best Way to Plan for a Profitable Next Quarter

Delivering Wow

As we are coming to the end of the quarter, we are starting to think about next quarter, what we're going to be doing for both our practice and personal lives. This is important because, while many people plan in their practice, we must alo plan in our personal lives to achieve success.

How to Avoid Fluoride

Ask The Dentist

Oral health is about so much more than cavities. It is linked to our overall health, and there are ties between a lack of oral health and chronic health struggles later in life. Fluoride is a controversial topic, and in today’s episode, Dr. B talks about this prevalent neurotoxin.

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Lamar Hull featured on the QC Life WBTV News

Med Rank Interactive

Recently, Med Rank Interactive’s CEO and Founder, Lamar Hull was on QC@3 to share tips on how to find a good healthcare provider during COVID. This topic has become important over the past 12 months as healthcare consumer behaviors have changed due to the pandemic. .

Human dental pulp stem cell responses to different dental pulp capping materials

Dental News and Technology

BMC Oral Health volume 21 , Article number: 209 ( 2021 ) Abstract Background Direct pulp capping is a vital pulp therapy for a pin-point dental pulp exposure. Applying a pulp capping material leads to the formation of a dentin bridge and protects pulp vitality.

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What Does a Dental CPA Cost?

Bookkeeping For Dentists

You must already know that a Dental CPA costs more than an ordinary CPA or tax preparer. The real question is, how much more does a dental CPA cost, and is it worth it? The average annual fees of a Dental CPA: Monthly transaction download + reconciliations $7,200 - $9,600.

The Need to Simplify Practice Management

Carestack

“NO TIME” is the most common buzzword at the practice. Be it the provider, assistant, or the front desk staff, there is always so much to be done and so little time.

Signs You’re Working With A Good Dental Hygienist

Oral Health Group

What do you think makes for a good dental hygienist? If you are one or are planning to become one, what qualities should you possess?

Sound advice every dental practice should hear … from a baseball usher

Dentistry Gone Digital

I recently was in St. Petersburg, Fla., for an Ignite dental strategy session with Dr. David Rice. While I was there, we went on a bicycle tour that took us by Tropicana Field, home of the Tampa Bay Rays. As we pedaled past, I had a flashback to being there for a baseball game in 2019.

Do's and don'ts for 5-star customer service

Dr. Bicuspid

Dentistry is a service-based business, so customer service is always an important part of providing care. Keep in mind that people gravitate to places where they feel good, appreciated, and important, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin.

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How to Build an Effective Website

Identity Dental

With the popularity of social media, it is easy to forget the importance of a strong website. However, when someone is looking for a new dentist, the first place they will look is Google; the second is their website.

Taking the Technology Step

Dental Peers

It was right around this time in 2018, I presented before a group of dentists and office managers in Ottawa. Most of them were 45 years of age and older. The topic: technology that many experts predicted would become commonplace in dental offices by 2020.

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